Building, Planning & Zoning

Responsibility for the oversight of this department is assigned to the Charlotte Fire Department, the city’s building official.   This office administers building regulations, as well as planning and zoning code, it develops and maintains the city Master Plan.

Department staff addresses Planning, Zoning Enforcement, Zoning Variances, Zoning issues, Ordinance Enforcement including Construction Codes,Property Maintenance Code and Special Use Permits.

For information regarding any of the functions, permits, inspections or processes, please contact Russ Raymer at 517-543-8831. The office is located on the main floor of the City of Charlotte Municipal Building, 111 E. Lawrence Ave., Charlotte, MI 48813.

Building Inspector – Capt. Russ Raymer       543-8831
Code Enforcement – Lt. Chris Sloan          543-8830
Building Permits – Lt. Adam Smith          543-8830
Building Maintenance – Capt. Dave Brown   543-8830


More….Zoning and Planning Forms link